Welcome to the Birmingham branch.

We will be meeting at Sutton Coldfield, ,7 Church Hill, Sutton Coldfield B72 1TF.  on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.

We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business. 

PLEASE NOTE : As from 16th October 2021 all meetings take place at The Trinity Centre, Church Hill, Mill Street, Royal Sutton Coldfield  B72 1TF on the third Saturday afternoon of each month until further notice.
The meetings begin at 2.00 pm with doors open from 1.30 pm. and are usually concluded  by 4.00 pm.
Refreshments are served during the interval and adjacent parking is free of charge.
There is an excellent Cross City Rail link embracing Lichfield, Birmingham, Redditch and calling at Sutton Coldfield.
Non-members are made most welcome and we encourage their attendance. A small voluntary donation towards the expenses of the speaker and the venue would be appreciated.

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

The Chemin des Dames and the French Army Mutinies by Tony Taylor-Neale
20 Aug

The Chemin des Dames and the French Army Mutinies by Tony Taylor-Neale

7 Church Hill, Sutton Coldfield B72 1TF
20 Aug 2022 14:00
07909006733

The mutinies and associated disruptions of 1917 (which were a result of the attack on the Chemin des Dames) involved nearly half of the French infantry divisions stationed on the Western Front. As a result of these mutinies, General Robert Nivelle was sacked and replaced by General Petain, who restored morale by promising no more suicidal attacks,…

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HM Cordite Factory Gretna - Nigel Crompton MA:
17 Sep

HM Cordite Factory Gretna - Nigel Crompton MA:

Sutton Trinity Centre, Church Hill, Mill Street, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1TF,
17 Sep 2022 14:00
07909006733

This is a Physical Meeting. which we will stream  To receive a link please email jd@wfa-birmingham.org Nigel Crompton MA:  A study in Great War Genealogy on the  Home Front The presentation is based on the ‘Miracle Workers’ project being undertaken by and on behalf of The Devils Porridge Museum, Eastriggs, we firstly discuss this massive factor…

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'Apres les Guerre, Post war blues, demobilisation and homes for very few' with Peter Hart
15 Oct

'Apres les Guerre, Post war blues, demobilisation and homes for very few' with Peter Hart

Sutton Trinity Centre, Church Hill, Mill Street, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B72 1TF,
15 Oct 2022 14:00
07909006733

This is a Physical Meeting. which we will stream  To receive a link please email jd@wfa-birmingham.org Peter Hart will be giving a talk about the aftermath of the war and what faced soldiers when they returned home.

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